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PigsCambodiaA mother blessed with one kid living in Siem Reap province, Sina is 45 years old. To struggle with her family’s hardship, she sells porridge and dessert. Moreover, she earn...Read their story >Funding via VisionFund Cambodia
Used ClothingPhilippinesEdna is a widow, 62 years old, with two children. She is a very hard working entrepreneur. Edna is and has children who are in school.
Edna has a buy and sell us...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
General StoreTanzaniaGrace, who is is in her late 30s, is single with one son who is still in school. She has been running a genge business for five years now. She works from 8am to 7pm daily...Read their story >Funding via Tujijenge Tanzania Ltd
General StorePhilippinesLorena is 42 years old with one child. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 20000 loan through NWTF to...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
FarmingKenyaThe person raising hand the photo is Zipora, a member of Rafiki Self help group. She is thirty three years old, married and a mother of three. She joined Hand in Hand Easte...Read their story >Funding via Hand in Hand Eastern Africa
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